Nestled on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, Claremont, at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, is home to numerous historic locations as well as Claremont Colleges, a major local employer.
Tree-lined streets and a mild climate, coupled with a thriving arts scene and a hub for boutique stores, Claremont’s population of just over 35,000 enjoy one of the best lifestyles available in southern California.
Described by Sunset Magazine as the best suburb for 2016, Claremont was praised as a "small city that blends worldly sophistication with small-town appeal."
The city has also won the National Arbor Day Association’s Tree City USA award for 22 consecutive years. The city’s tree planting tradition goes back to its founding. In fact, Claremont, California is the home to some of the few American elm trees not exposed to the Dutch elm disease that wiped so many out in the rest of the country.
Once teeming with citrus groves, Claremont is now home to a residential population that mixes both young and old demographics with one of the most highly-educated populations in all of California.
Situated in the Pomona Valley and considered part of the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley, Claremont’s “Mediterranean climate” sees warm summers with dry fall and winter seasons.
The largest employers in Claremont are the aforementioned Claremont Colleges and the city itself, as well as the Claremont Unified School District, Indian Hill Nursing, and The Webb Schools.
Claremont has a wealth of tourist attractions that emphasize its natural beauty and history of appreciating the outdoors.
Among these locations includes the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, the John R. Rodman Arboretum, the Padua Hills Theatre, the Folk Music Center Museum, as well as Ophelia’s Jump Theater.
In addition to the above, the Claremont Colleges also host a variety of cultural events throughout the year.
The Folk Music Center Store and Museum hosts an annual folk music festival that draws huge crowds to the city as well as a Midsummer Shakespeare Festival put on by Ophelia’s Jump Theater.
Home of natural lifestyle guru Jessica Alba, Claremont also prides itself on providing an impressive culinary scene and a wide variety of fresh, seasonal produce for its residents.
Super King Markets, located on Auto Center Drive near the Claremont Auto Center, offers one of the largest selections of both domestic and international grocery brands in southern California. In addition to such international brands as Danone and Hoffy, Super King Markets also features competitively priced fresh, local produce as well as a selection of wines and cheeses.
Started in 2003 with one store in Anaheim, Super King Markets now consists of seven stores located throughout the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area and Orange County. Super King Markets’ attention to high quality products, competitive prices, and unbeatable customer service has made the chain the premier provider of international foodstuffs since 2003. When shopping in southern California for high-quality products at a price families can afford, look no further than Super King Markets in Claremont.